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Limestone statuette of a bearded male votary with Cypriot shorts and a diadem

Date:
ca. 550–500 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Limestone
Dimensions:
WebPub GR 2012 Cesnola: 69 3/16 in. (175.8 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2612
Not on view
Votarty statue of a bearded male wearing a diadem and red shorts with rosettes.
Sanctuary of Golgoi–Ayios Photios

Doell, Johannes. 1873. Die Sammlung Cesnola. no. 77, p. 24, pl. III.1, St. Petersburg: L’Académie Impérial des Sciences.

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1885. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 1. pl. XXV.62, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1047, p. 56, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hill, Dorothy Kent. 1982. "Early Italic Armor at Vassar College." American Journal of Archaeology, 86(4). pp. 589-90, n. 5.

Hermary, Antoine. 2000. Amathonte: Les figurines en terre cuite, archaïques et classiques, les sculptures en pierre, Vol. 5. p. 129, n. 34, Paris: Éditions Recherché sur les Civilisations.

Bonfante, Larissa. 2003. Etruscan Dress. p. 168, fig. 40, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 39, pp. 56–7, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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